Seniors taking cholesterol-reducing drugs, statins, might not be fully protected from the flu, two new studies suggested.
For the first time, a worrying new strain of bird flu has been observed in a wild bird in northern Germany, according to agriculture ministry.
Staying at other people's homes can increase certain health risks.
Hospital admissions for acute aortic dissection were at maximum during peak flu season November-March, a new research has found.
A new review concluded that the flu shot can be effective in protecting older people from influenza.
The flu season started and here are 10 things to know about the flu and the flu vaccine.
With the flu season starting, here are 10 ways to boost your immune system.
Pregnant women have an unusually strong immune response to influenza, according to a new study.
The CDC is recommending people aged six-months and older to get the flu vaccine as soon as it shows up in their neighborhoods.
According to a new study, the cold, the flu and other minor infections can increase children's risk of stroke for a certain period of time.
A flu virus acts like a Trojan horse as it attacks and infects host cells, a new study has found.
A new study found that fist bumping transfers fewer germs than handshaking.
Patients who were likely to benefit the most from antiviral therapy for influenza were prescribed these drugs less frequently during the 2012-2013 influenza season and instead antibiotics were overprescribed, a new study has found.
The CDC's advisory panel is recommending the nasal spray over the flu shot for children between the ages of two and eight.
Researchers found that the 1918 virus was capable of attacking the body and evading the defenses set up by the immune system.